Queens Street Student Accommodation

A new build development of 132 student accommodation rooms over 8 floors.

Fully designed and installed residential sprinkler system to BS 9251 using CPVC pipe with concealed heads to plasterboard ceilings.

To feed the sprinkler system, a residential riser was installed to the domestic cold water supplies and commissioned.

A dry riser was also designed and installed to BS 9990 by FDS .

Although the project was challenging FDS completed the installation ahead of time.

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Replacement Sprinkler Tank

FDS Replace Sprinkler Tank in 11 Days

The existing sprinkler tank on site is approximately 30 years old and had previously been line by other.

FDS were employed firstly to carry out an internal tank inspection with the use of an ROV submersible camera. From this it was noted that the internal tank ties had broken and due to the age of the ...

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Dolphin School – Bristol

Dolphin School – Bristol

This was Phase II of the building of Primary school, located in an inner-city area of Bristol.

Total construction build was £45million, and this phase of the building was March – December 2016

The school is in an area surrounded by buildings so space is at a premium and was creatively utilised to include outside play areas on the roof of the building.

Fire Defence Servicing designed and installed ...

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Yearly Hazard Reviews – BS EN12845 and the LPC Rules for Automatic Sprinkler Installation.

Yearly Hazard Reviews

TB203.3.2.2         Review of hazard

The effect of any changes of structure, occupancy, storage configuration, heating, lighting or equipment of a building or hazard classification or installation design shall be identified in order that the appropriate corrective action may be taken immediately.

The review shall be carried out by one of the following procedures:

  • an inspection by a competent person, for example by an engineer from a sprinkler contractor; or
  • the ...
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Environmental Agency – Fire prevention: environmental permits – November 2016

Guidance

Fire prevention plans: environmental permits

Updated 9 November 2016

  1. Suppressing fires

If you store waste in a building, you must install a fire suppression system. This system should be proportionate to the nature and scale of waste management activities you carry out and the associated risks.

Your system needs to enable a fire to be extinguished within 4 hours. When deciding what type of system to install you need to take into account that:

  • the fire and rescue service may ...
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Queens Street Accommodation

FDS are pleased to be working alongside Emtec Group Ltd on the new student accommodation block in Exeter. This project comes on the back for the Exeter Cricket fields project fished last august for the same end user.

FDS scope of works is to provide sprinkler protection to each of the 132 student accommodation rooms form a boosted domestic water supply by others. We will also be installing the new dry riser to the building.

From receipt of the order 4th January 2017 ...

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Devon County Council SSE Contracting Replacement Pumps and Tanks

Devon County Council SSE Contracting Replacement Pumps and Tanks

  • Contract Value – £200k
  • Contract Length – 10 weeks
  • Hazard Class – OH-3
  • Water Supplies – New Diesel and Electrical driven Fire pumps plus 170m3 sprinkler tank

The existing building was built in the late 70s and the sprinkler system installed was to a high hazard standard. The current owner/ tenants were looking at updating the water supplies due to the repairs required to the existing fire pumps and sprinkler tanks.

FDS were called in to provide ...

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Haywards Heath Water supplies to New Waitrose Store

Haywards Heath Water supplies to New Waitrose Store

  • Contract Value – £60k
  • Contract Length – March – Dec 2016
  • Hazard Class – OH-3 with additional Waitrose Requirements
  • Water Supplies – Single Galvanised Tank

We carried out the Design and Installation of the Sprinkler Water supplies to feed the future Waitrose Store.

These works were carried out as part of the regeneration of Haywards Heath Railway Station.

The works included the Design and Installation of the Sprinkler Water Supplies which included.

External Cylindrical Galvanised Sprinkler Tank and 1 Single ...

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Christmas Tree Festival – St Mary Magdalene Church, South Molton

Christmas Tree Festivalfire-defence-christmas-tree

Church groups, local organisations, and others from across our community come together to produce a dazzling display of over 100 trees, that fills the church with their shimmering light.

There will be various stalls and refreshments available throughout the festival.

Proceeds towards St Mary Magdalene’s PROTECT APPEAL.

TIMES: Thurs, Sat and Monday 10am to 4pm. / Fri 10am ...

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